A scene from Yuh Egami & Ricky Hu Songwei’s production of The Rite of Spring by Hong Kong Ballet, which turns the original tale of a Chosen Maiden sacrificed in a fertility rite into a parable of humankind’s destruction of nature. Photo: Conrad Dy-Liacco

A Rite of Spring for our times from Hong Kong Ballet caps thrilling triple-bill season finale

  • Brilliantly choreographed, company’s new take on Stravinsky ballet about a sacrificial maiden makes it a parable of humankind’s destruction of nature
  • Programme began with an admirable attempt at Wayne Mcgregor’s challenging work Chroma; Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit was superbly danced
Topic |   Performing arts in Hong Kong

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A scene from Yuh Egami & Ricky Hu Songwei’s production of The Rite of Spring by Hong Kong Ballet, which turns the original tale of a Chosen Maiden sacrificed in a fertility rite into a parable of humankind’s destruction of nature. Photo: Conrad Dy-Liacco
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